Library Instruction Session
KIN 294 #1 Instruction Session Outline
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Use the PICO acronym to focus research question and develop search strategy
In elderly with high risk of falling, is tai chi effective in preventing or reducing falls.
Population = elderly/falling Interventon = tai chi
Search PubMed using PICO search strategies, e.g. PICO terms in TITLE search
falls [ti] tai [ti] falling [ti] tai [ti]
KIN 294 #2 Instruction Session Outline
- Search sample PICO topic using keywords/Title and MeSH, limit to research studies
- Limit retrieved article citations to Secondary sources i.e. Meta-analysis, Systematic Review, Reviews
- Import your review article's citation into RefWorks folders. i.e. KIN310 Secondary Sources
Search sample PICO topic using keywords/Title and MeSH, limit to research studies
Import to RefWorks and into folders
KIN310 PRIMARY = RESEARCH STUDY
KIN310 SECONDARY = META-ANALYSIS, SYSTEMATIC REVIEW, REVIEW
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